Your ex-spouse may receive government pension AND a social security benefits.
As a divorced spouse - your husband will be entitled to 50% of your benefits.
That doesn't affect your benefits - however if you choose to delay your own benefits till 70 - your ex-spouse woudl not be able to receive any benefits based on your working record.
Another issue is that his social security benefits are subject to the Government Pension Offset (GPO)
Some Federal employees and employees of State or local government agencies may be eligible for pensions that are based on earnings not covered by Social Security.
The SSA will reduce his Social Security benefits by two-thirds of his government pension. In other words, if his monthly civil service
pension of $6000, two-thirds of that, or $4000 must be deducted from his Social Security benefits.
Thus - if he will be eligible for a $1100 spousal benefits (50% of yours), he will get nothing.
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